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Former Liberian president jailed for 50 years


May 30th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, May 30 (IANS) Liberia's ex-president Charles Taylor was sentenced to 50 years in jail by a UN-backed war crimes court Wednesday for aiding and abetting rebels in Sierra ... Read more...

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Charles Taylor 2012 Prize won by ‘The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary’


March 7th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year’s Charles Taylor Prize winner has been announced. The non-fiction book The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary which was written by Andrew Westoll won the top prize ... Read more...

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Ex- Liberian President Taylor hid 400 million dollars: Wikileaks


February 12th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Monrovia, Feb 12 (ANI): Former Liberian President Charles Taylor might have hidden as much as 400 million dollars of his wealth from prosecutors, the whistle blowing website Wikileaks have revealed.US ... Read more...

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U.S. grants $4.5 million aid to Special Court of Sierra Leona in “blood diamnds” case


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. State Department on Tuesday announced that it has released a $4.5 million grant for to the Special Court of Sierra Leone to help in the ... Read more...

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Campbell accused of lying about ex-manager’s profits in perfume dispute


November 4th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 4 (ANI): Cosmetic company Moodform Mission has accused Naomi Campbell of lying about her ex-manager cashing in on her line of fragrances.The company sued the hot-tempered supermodel last ... Read more...

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Campbell ‘felt she was on trial while testifying at war crimes tribunal’


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Naomi Campbell says she felt as if she was on trial instead of Liberian warlord Charles Taylor's, when she testified at an international war crimes tribunal this ... Read more...

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Former Nelson Mandela charity trustee faces ‘blood diamonds’ charges


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): South African authorities have revealed that Jeremy Ractliffe, former Nelson Mandela charity trustee, is facing criminal charges after British supermodel Naomi Campbell testified that she gave him ... Read more...

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I was used as a scapegoat in blood diamond trial, says Naomi Campbell


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): Naomi Campbell feels that she was used as a scapegoat in the blood diamond trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor in Hague.Her comments, in an ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell faces huge tax bill in U.S


August 19th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): Naomi Campbell is apparently facing huge tax bill in the U.S. over allegations that she owes more than 42,000 pounds in back payments.Officials at America's Internal Revenue ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell fails to pay income tax


August 18th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell hasn't paid income tax worth $63,487 related to the work she did in 2009. The supermodel had a tax lien - imposed to secure the ... Read more...

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Campbell blasted for calling testimony ‘big inconvenience’


August 16th, 2010 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 16 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been urged by a former child soldier to apologise for calling her appearance at the war crimes trial of ex-Liberian President Charles ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell was ‘excited to meet Liberian leader Charles Taylor’


August 14th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Naomi Campbell was apparently 'excited' to meet Charles Taylor, former Liberian leader, and had promised to visit his country.Taylor, who is currently on trial for war crimes, ... Read more...

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Imran Khan breaks his silence over Naomi Campbell blood diamond case


August 13th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Retired Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan is the latest celebrity to break his silence over the Naomi Campbell blood diamond case.The ex cricketer, who is now a politician ... Read more...

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Naomi Defends Her Cause


August 12th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Supermodel Naomi Campbell's agent has declared a statement saying that the model has no gains by supposedly lying at a war crimes examination. It also affirmed ... Read more...

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Only 3pc of Brits believe Naomi Campbell’s ‘blood diamonds’ story


August 12th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): A new poll has revealed that only three per cent of British people believe that Naomi Campbell told the truth at the "blood diamonds" war crimes trial.The ... Read more...

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I have nothing to gain from lying about ‘blood diamonds’, says Campbell


August 11th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 11 (ANI): During her evidence to the war crimes trial of Charles Taylor, Naomi Campbell insisted that she has "nothing to gain" from lying.The British supermodel, who could face ... Read more...

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Campbell’s former agent denies lying over Taylor ‘blood diamonds gift’


August 11th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 11 (ANI): Naomi Campbell's former agent Carole White has denied lying in her testimony at the war crimes trial of ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor over the 'blood diamonds gift' ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell denies lying in court


August 11th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell has shot down the controversy surrounding her war crimes testimony, insisting she has "nothing to gain" from lying in the court. Campbell has defended her ... Read more...

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Campbell parties away legal troubles


August 11th, 2010 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 11 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell put her legal troubles behind by attending a star-studded party in Italy Sunday. Last week, the catwalk queen took to the stand in The ... Read more...

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Campbell flirted with Taylor over dinner: former aide


August 10th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell "flirted" with former Liberian president Charles Taylor after he offered her some diamonds as a gift, says her former aide. Carole White was working for ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell was flirting with Charles Taylor, reveals former agent


August 10th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 10 (ANI): Naomi Campbell's former agent has claimed that the model and Charles Taylor were "mildly flirting" on the evening before the Liberian leader was alleged to have given ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell “flirted” with Taylor before receiving “blood diamonds”, Carole White tells court


August 9th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Supermodel Naomi Campbell's testimony during the "blood diamonds" case is questionable after Monday's testimonies from actress Mia Farrow and Campbell's former agent, Carole White, ... Read more...

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Mia Farrow disputes Naomi Campbell’s ‘blood diamond’ story


August 9th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 09 (ANI): American actress Mia Farrow has disputed British supermodel Naomi Campbell's claim under oath that she did not know the origin of the gems.The actress appeared at the ... Read more...

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Actress says Campbell knew diamond gift was from Taylor


August 9th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 9 (DPA) US actress Mia Farrow told the international war crimes court in The Hague Monday that British supermodel Naomi Campbell knew rough diamonds given to her in ... Read more...

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Taylor didn’t give me any dirty-looking pebbles, says Jemima Khan


August 8th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 8 (ANI): After British supermodel Naomi Campbell, the focus in the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor has now shifted to retired Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan's ... Read more...

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Former Mandela charity head hands in Campbell diamonds


August 6th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 6 (DPA) The former head of Nelson Mandela's charity for children has handed over to police the three diamonds allegedly given to supermodel Naomi Campbell by former Liberian dictator ... Read more...

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Campbell wants to get on with her life after ‘blood diamond’ testimony


August 6th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 6 (ANI): Naomi Campbell wants to get war crimes tribunal 'to get over with' and get on with her life.Speaking at the the trial to determine whether Liberian ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell says she gave ‘blood diamonds’ to Mandela charity


August 6th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): British supermodel Naomi Campbell, while testifying at the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, said that that she gave alleged 'blood diamonds' to the ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell admits getting ‘blood diamonds’ from Taylor


August 5th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell has admitted she was given "dirty-looking" stones after a dinner attended by then Liberian leader Charles Taylor, which she was later told were diamonds. She ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell admits in court she was given blood diamonds


August 5th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): British supermodel Naomi Campbell, while testifying at the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, said that she received 'dirty rocks.'The catwalk queen was quizzed ... Read more...

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Kate Jackson’s Memoir Will Hit Bookstores On June 2011


August 4th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American actress, producer and director Kate Jackson is all set to write a memoir. The media source reported that the actress will share her experiences ... Read more...

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Court promises full privacy to Naomi Campbell at her court hearing


August 4th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 04 (ANI): Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been granted special protection when she testifies at a UN war crimes tribunal over claims that she was given a blood diamond by ... Read more...

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Charles Taylor’s lawyers request Naomi Campbell testimony postponement


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 03 (ANI): Lawyers of former Liberian President Charles Taylor have filed a court motion requesting to postpone British supermodel Naomi Campbell's testimony for the war crimes trial.Campbell will bear ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell requests for privacy during blood diamond testimony


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 02 (ANI): British supermodel Naomi Campbell has requested for strict measures to maintain privacy at The Hague, in the Netherlands, where she will testify at a war crimes trial ... Read more...

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Mia Farrow to Tesitfy on ‘Blood Diamond’ of Naomi Campbell


July 31st, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the AFP, actress Mia Farrow is all set to testify next month along with modeling agent Carole White about the blood diamond which Naomi Campbell is ... Read more...

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